Inspirational Fruits and Vegetables ?????

They say that a picture tells a thousand words…. And that’s probably a couple dozen more words than anyone wanted to hear in the first place… Nevertheless, the wisdom of fresh produce remains a source of inspiration (and roughage) for the poet and green grocer alike! Here are two inspirational and (thankfully) very brief poems:   I know a fruit and I ain’t tellin’ But … Continue reading Inspirational Fruits and Vegetables ?????

More On Paleontology: A Poem

  Oh, oh. More Paleontology I posted this little poem a few years back when I first started the blog. It’s called What a Story and it’s about about the story of life – which brings us back around to paleontology, the study of old things. Today’s lesson: The magnificence of the study of paleontology is not to be understated (at least I won’t understate … Continue reading More On Paleontology: A Poem

It’s About Time

It’s about time we talked about time. Once, in an earlier post, I talked about how our notion of time has changed since the invention and development of clocks, how the Industrial Revolution accompanied the development of mechanical clocks, and about how we talk about “productivity” and “wasting” time. Definitely, the clock was a game-changer. But what is time? Does it really exist outside of … Continue reading It’s About Time


         Syncopated Between my heartbeat and the world Somewhere in the bass line Woven into the afternoon sunlight Curled through my being I feel a sympathy   As we sit outside the restaurant The sunlight pours down On the patio On our cappuccinos Yet somewhere in between the Music of the Spheres And the hum of our earth mother We feel a sympathy Continue reading Syncopated